Minnesota Hospitals Improve Rates of Readmissions, Pressure Ulcers, Falls
The Partnership for Patients Hospital Engagement Network includes 26 hospital engagement networks across the country working to reduce hospital-acquired conditions and reduce preventable hospital readmissions. The 104 Minnesota hospitals participating in the program have made the following achievements:
• Reduced the number of patient falls by nearly 32 percent since 2010
• Reduced the number of pressure ulcers by approximately 45 percent since 2010
• Administers appropriate venous thromboembolism preventative treatments to 94 percent of patients within 48 hours.
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